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Maine needs your input to help design Bendable Maine!

Maine needs your input to help design Bendable Maine!

January 27, 2022
  The Maine State Library is working with the Drucker Institute to bring Bendable to Maine. A robust learning marketplace, Bendable allows residents of all ages and backgrounds to discover content that is just right for them and then easily acquire new knowledge and skills through online courses as well as local, in-person learning opportunities. In most cases, content on the Bendable platform is free for the end user.   Because Bendable is not a plug-and-play app but, rather, is tailored… READ MORE
The JAX College Scholarship Program - is Now Accepting Applications!

The JAX College Scholarship Program - is Now Accepting Applications!

January 20, 2022
The Jackson Laboratory – now accepting applications – will award a $10,000 scholarship to three students from underserved backgrounds who will pursue a college degree and aspire to a career in biomedicine and/or healthcare. Nominations are being accepted for eligible graduating high school seniors, who reside in Connecticut, Maine, or in Sacramento County, California, now through February 15, 2022. For more information, including eligibility guidelines and instructions on how to… READ MORE
CSEdWeek is Dec. 6-12th1

CSEdWeek is Dec. 6-12th1

December 09, 2021 · #CSEverywhere
How are you celebrating CS Education Week 2021? Let us know how you plan to celebrate CS Education Week this week. Project>Login is happy to share a list of CS resources to celebrate.  We also know a bunch of school partners who are hosting Hour of Code events this week like RSU 25 Bucksport Schools, Ridge View Community School, North Berwick Elementary and all of Portland Public Schools are celebrating #CSEdWeek! Check out the HOC events map: https://hourofcode.com/us/map   READ MORE

Governor Mills Proclaims Dec. 6th-2th as Computer Science Education Week in Maine

December 05, 2021
In honor of National Computer Science Education Week, December 6th-12th, Governor Janet T.  Mills has proclaimed December 6th-12th, 2021 as Computer Science Education Week in Maine and has a special message to share. To read the official proclamation, click here.  You can access the message from Governor Mills here READ MORE
Code.org Professional Learning Program Applications now open!!

Code.org Professional Learning Program Applications now open!!

December 01, 2021
We are excited to announce that applications for our Code.org Professional Learning Program will open on Wednesday, December 1st! Interested in teaching Computer Science Principles, CS Discoveries or AP CSA? APPLY STARTING DEC.1   Our professional learning program is an intensive, highly supportive program designed to prepare educators to provide high-quality computer science instruction. Learn more here.   Computer Science Discoveries, CS Principles and CSA workshops are offered at no… READ MORE
Upcoming CSforALL SCRIPT K-12 computer science pathway planning workshops in Aroostook County

Upcoming CSforALL SCRIPT K-12 computer science pathway planning workshops in Aroostook County

November 05, 2021
Attention Educators, Administrators, Tech Integrators, School Counselors, Librarians and Computer Science Champions!   Project>Login, a program of Educate Maine, and RSU 29 have partnered to bring you a CSforALL 2-Day SCRIPT Workshop. It will take place Dec 7 & 8 at UMPI in Presque Isle. Please refer to the attached flyer for more information and to register your district team.   *You're invited to join us for a visioning, goal-setting and planning process for K-12 Computer Science… READ MORE
Maine App Challenge Announces Innovation Workshops!

Maine App Challenge Announces Innovation Workshops!

November 05, 2021
The 2021-2022 Maine App Challenge is being kicked-off with a series of Innovation Workshops co-hosted by the Foster Center for Innovation at the University of Maine. The workshops are the first part of earning an Innovation Micro-credential from the University of Maine System. More information here!     READ MORE
Tech Night calls for Ideas

Tech Night calls for Ideas

October 26, 2021 · Present at Tech Night in March 2022!
We are hosting Tech Night during the in-person return of Maine Science Festival in March 2022!   Tech Night is an exploration of cutting-edge software and web-based tools for middle school students.‚Äč Tech Night is all about IT and computer science.  Tech Night will be Friday, March 18, 2022 from 4:30-7 PM. Sessions should run for approximately 40-45 minutes.   Presenters should be able to participate and have expertise or knowledge to be part of the event. Use this link to… READ MORE
Computer Science Professional Development Grant Applications Open until November 5th

Computer Science Professional Development Grant Applications Open until November 5th

October 15, 2021
The Maine Department of Education is thrilled to announce the release of the Computer Science Professional Development Grant Application!  Maine’s 130th legislature, through a bill sponsored by Senator Pouliot, created a pilot grant program to provide funding for high-quality, teacher-developed or teacher-led professional development for PK-12 computer science pedagogy and content. For more information and application instructions, please visit the Maine DOE webpage READ MORE

Apprenticeships can bridge the employment gap for workers without college degrees

October 01, 2021
Watch this PBS News Hour clip about how apprenticeships can bridge the employment gap for workers without college degrees. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/how-apprenticeships-can-bridge-the-employment-gap-for-workers-without-college-degrees READ MORE